|Prerequisites for Module|
None in addition to course entry requirements
There are none
There are none
Aims of Module
To develop an understanding of the influence of people management issues in relation to health, safety and risk namely competence, communication, control and co-operation in securing safe working practices.
Learning Outcomes for Module
On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:
Indicative Module Content
Employees of an organisation must have the correct skills to conduct business safely and to make maximum contribution to health and safety.
|The correct skills relate to competence (recruitment, selection, managing performance, training and continuing professional development, evaluation of training) employee relations (employee involvement, welfare, discipline, grievance and relationships) and control and co-operation. Identification of training needs. The application of professional and ethical standards in relation to health, safety and risk. |
The influence of competence of all employees (including managers) on hazard identification, risk assessment and the management of risk.
Indicative Student Workload
Mode of Delivery
The module is delivered in executive part time mode incorporating attending on campus workshops in addition to self directed learning from paper based or web-based learning materials, supported by on line assistance.
The module is also delivered in an online mode by self directed learning from web-based learning materials with online support.
Component 1: Individial Skills Assessment (40% weighting)
Component 2: Individual Report(60% weighting)